Georg Kolbe

Sitzende
1926

Georg Kolbe, Sitzende

Bronze

28.6 cm / 11 1/4 in

Signed with the initials

Edition of ca 80 casts, 66 between 1926-1940 + ca. 14 posthume casts. This cast is a lifetime cast (probably from the 1930's)

Catalogue Raisonné by Breger 1990 no. 91

Expertise

Certificate of Authenticity by Dr. Ursel Berger, Berlin

Provenance

Galerie Alfred Flechtheim; Private Collection Friedhelm & Alice Haniel; Private Collection Angelika von Lüttichau (née Haniel) & Hannibal von Lüttichau- Bärenstein (inherited); 1945 ousted in context of the so-called »Schlossbergung Bärenstein«; Staatsgemäldesammlung Dresden (1961-2004); Angelika von Lüttichau (2004 restituted); Private Collection Rhineland-Palatinate (2012 inherited)

Exhibitions
  • Galerie Ludorff, "Neuerwerbungen Herbst 2017", Dusseldorf 2017
Literature
  • Ursel Berger, "Georg Kolbe 1877-1947", Ausst.-Kat., Georg-Kolbe-Museum, München 1997, no. 56
  • Ursel Berger, "Georg Kolbe – Leben und Werk mit dem Katalog der Kolbe-Plastiken im Georg-Kolbe-Museum Berlin", Berlin 1990, no. 91
  • Rudolf Binding, "Vom Leben der Plastik. Inhalt und Schönheit des Werkes von Georg Kolbe", Berlin, 1933/41, p. 40
  • Philipps-Universität Marburg, "Georg Kolbe – 100 Lichtdrucktafeln", Marburg 1931, no. 54f
  • Ludwig Justi, "Georg Kolbe", Berlin 1931, no. 22
  • Carl Georg Heise, "Georg Kolbe. Zu seinen neuen Arbeiten", in: Das Kunstblatt, November 1927, S. 382-392, p. 392

About Georg Kolbe

Georg Kolbe was an important sculptor in modern art. The theme of dance determines his sensual, moving figures, which are collected internationally.

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